Photoshop and Illustrator: Insider Tips with Bert Monroy and Sharon Steuer

Photoshop and Illustrator: Insider Tips with Bert Monroy and Sharon Steuer
Event on 2013-12-12 18:30:00

Photoshop Till You Drop and the Bay Area Illustrator User Group invite you to
"Photoshop and Illustrator: Insider Tips with Bert Monroy and Sharon Steuer"

Bert Monroy and Sharon Steuer both began creating artwork with digital tools when apiece pixel was still a visible dot on the screen. Both have taught how to use individualized to create artwork since the mid-80s, and in the years since, have written many books, lectured extensively, and have taught courses on lynda.com. Bert and Sharon have known apiece other for decades, and tonight for the first time they'll be sharing with you some of their favorite tips and tricks for using Photoshop and Illustrator, separately, and together.

Bert Monroy is probably ideal known for being the master of using Photoshop to create hyper realistic digital paintings. In addition to being co-author of the first book on Photoshop and many books since about how he uses Photoshop, Bert also instructs courses on lynda.com. Considered a guru in the Photoshop art world, he often enlists the help of Illustrator to achieve detailed effects within his high resolution digital paintings.
Bert is an accomplished instructor and lecturer at many prestigious institutions including: The School of Visual Arts (New York), Center for Creative Imaging (Maine), California College of the Arts, the Lepp Institute of Digital Imaging (California) and currently at San Francisco Say University. He also consults with and trains corporate clients, including Pixar and Disney Animation. His film credits include work for Industrial Light & Magic, Pacific Data Images, and R/Greenberg Associates.Bert is a member of the Photoshop World Dream Team. In 2004, he was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame. Visit Bert's website at www.bertmonroy.com. You can also find Bert's online courses at www.lynda.com/Bert-Monroy/27-1.html

In current years Sharon Steuer's "Adobe Illustrator WOW! Books" and "Artistic Painting" lynda.com courses have focused on Illustrator as an artist's tool, but her books also include "Creative Thinking in Photoshop," and in her own work she uses Photoshop and InDesign as much as Illustrator. Sharon Steuer has been creating artwork since she could hold a crayon. For the past three decades, she has pioneered the merging of traditional and digital art forms. Sharon's current artwork weaves together oil paintings, digital paintings, drawings, photographs, and individualized artifacts in an exploration of fragmented childhood memory. Her digital painting courses are acquirable from lynda.com/sharonsteuer, she is the author of the bestselling Adobe Illustrator WOW! Books and Creative Thinking in Photoshop, and she is a regular contributor to CreativePro.com. She and her husband, sound artist Jeff Jacoby, have collaborated on a number of projects including large-scale installations and local culture articles for UntappedCities.com. Sharon has been honored to receive the Faber Birren Color Award, a Winsor Newton painting award, three Benjamin Franklin Awards, and an Artist Fellowship Grant from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts. Sharon's painting studio is in the Mission District in San Francisco. For more about Sharon and her work: sharonsteuer.comfacebook.com/SharonSteuer, twitter.com/SharonSteuer

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Interpreting Nature Weekend Art WorkshopFriday, May 3, 2013 – 5:00 pm to Sunday, May 5, 2013 – 4:00 pmIn this relaxed yet informative weekend art workshop, you will learn to interpret what you see in the natural world through observations and structural analysis. The art of drawing will be the focus with the intent of skill development in rendering line, shape, value and colour accurately and expressively. Basic perspective, composition and lighting will be discussed and applied in attainable exercises. A variety of media will be explored such as graphite, charcoal, pastel and ink. Participants will be able to choose from a range of subject matter. Instructor will give daily demonstrations and provide support and feedback as needed. Advance registration is required. This course is open to all. Space is limited. A minimum of 10 participants required to run the course. Instructor – Marta Scythes Marta Scythes is a medical illustrator, fine artist and educator. She has taught at St. Lawrence College, Southampton Art School, PEI School of Art, Queen’s University and the Haliburton School of The Arts, Fleming College for several years. Marta has illustrated for Harrowsmith Magazine and Harper Collins (New York). McClelland and Stewart published her pencil and ink illustrations in their best-selling UP NORTH nature series as well as in The Canadian Encyclopedia. In May 2012, Simon & Schuster released the best-selling book, The Woman Who Changed Her Brain by Barbara Arrowsmith-Young which features Marta¹s carbon illustrations. Marta has created and produced two scientific animations on Type 1 Diabetes for The Hospital for Sick Children. Learn more about Marta athttp://www.bmc.med.utoronto.ca/~marta. Required Materials: Course materials are not provided, please see Art in Nature Required Materials List (PDF). If you have difficulty downloading this document, please request a copy by e-mail from rbrushey@uwaterloo.ca. Registration Fee: Option 1: $115.00 plus HST – Workshop only. Option 2: $175.00 plus HST – Workshop and two nights in double room accommodations. Each double rooms has two single beds, a sink, dresser, two desks and chairs. Double rooms may be shared with other workshop participants. Cost includes accommodations for one person. Option 3: $205.00 plus HST – Workshop and two nights single room accommodations. Single rooms at the Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment are equipped with an en suite bathroom with shower, a dresser, desk and chair. Maximum of 6 available. Materials are not provided. Participants are responsible for proving their own meals and refreshments. Guests staying on site will have access to our self-serve kitchen/lounge for meal preparation. Once your registration is received, you will receive a confirmation message by e-mail. The University of Waterloo will also send you an invoice, either by e-mail or mail, for the course deposit fee of $50 (including HST). Applicants will later be notified as soon as enough registrations have been received to run the workshop. If we do not receive enough registrations and the workshop is cancelled, deposits will be returned. Once the workshop is confirmed with enough registrants, if a participant cancels for reasons other than medical/compassionate, the deposit will not be returned. However, ifa replacement registrant is found, then the deposit will be returned for a cancellation. How to Register: Advance registration is required. This event is open to all. To register please complete our online registration form athttp://uwaterloo.ca/waterloo-summit-centre/interpreting-nature or contact Robin Brushey, at the Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment at 705-571-0259 or rbrushey@uwaterloo.ca.  Host Waterloo Summit Centre for the EnvironmentEvent website Interpreting Nature Weekend Art WorkshopLocation Waterloo Summit Centre for the Environment 87 Forbes Hill Drive Huntsville P1H 1E7Canada

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Event on 2013-05-03 17:00:00
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